All Video articles – Page 5

  • Tibor Varga
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    Tibor Varga Competition 2019

    2019-08-27T13:23:00Z

    A round-up of the competition’s final round. Includes footage of this year’s three finalists, both in performance and in interview.   Read: Anna-Agafia-Egholm-wins-Tibor-Varga-Competition

  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason Proms
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    Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays Elgar at the Proms

    2019-08-26T13:34:00Z

    Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays an excerpt of Elgar’s Cello Concerto at the BBC Proms on 22nd August with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla. Watch the whole Prom at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0007zg5/bbc-proms-2019-sheku-plays-elgar

  • Tobias Hume - Tom & Mistress Fine
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    Peter Sheppard Skærved plays Tobias Hume

    2019-08-22T15:04:00Z

    Violinist Peter Sheppard Skærved plays ‘Tom Mistress Fine’ from Tobias Hume’s The first part of Ayres for the Viole de Gamba alone published in London in 1605. Sheppard Skærved plays a c.1580 Brescian violin by an unknown maker, tuned down two tones (Eflat, Bflat, F, C). ...

  • Perlman Ashkenazy Nupen
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    Itzhak Perlman & Vladimir Ashkenazy in the studio

    2019-08-21T14:00:00Z

    In this excerpt from Christopher Nupen’s 1978 documentary Itzhak Perlman – Virtuoso Violinist: I know I played every note , Perlman and Ashkenazy are filmed recording Beethoven’s Sonata no.10, op.96

  • Chloe Chua
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    12-year-old violinist Chloe Chua plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

    2019-08-20T11:31:00Z

    In this video, Chloe Chua, joint 1st prize-winner of the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists, plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor at the Atlanta Festival Academy Finale.

  • Vilde Frang
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    Interview with Vilde Frang

    2019-08-19T15:13:00Z

    Filmed during rehearsals of Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Jakub Hrusa, April 2012

  • Bozo Paradzik
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    Double bass quintet performs Swedish folk music in the forest

    2019-08-19T11:51:00Z

    Božo Paradžik and students record a bass quintet arrangement of Swedish folks music ensemble Väsen’s Nitti Pomfritti.   The musicians are, left to right, Oskari Hänninen, Božo Paradžik, Madlaina Küng, Cecilia Perfetti and Marko Hristoskov.

  • Laure Lesser amati
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    Laurence Lesser talks about his Brothers Amati cello

    2019-08-16T15:32:00Z

    American cellist Laurence Lesser talks about the history and special characteristics of the Antonio Girolamo Amati cello which has been his ‘musical mate’ since 1972

  • Kian Soltani - NPR Tiny Desk
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    Kian Soltani: Tiny Desk Concert

    2019-08-16T09:50:00Z

    For NPR’s long-running Tiny Desk Concert series, cellist Kian Soltani performs a set of Popper, Schubert and his own Persian Fire Dance. 

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    Kanneh-Mason Trio performs Deep River

    2019-08-15T13:21:00Z

    Performed by the Kanneh-Mason Trio, this is an arrangement of the traditional spiritual Deep River. It is based on the 1904 piano arrangement by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. The trio comprises the Kanneh-Mason siblings Sheku (cello), Isata (piano) and Braimah (violin), and this recording is being released by Decca as their ...

  • Ray Chen Waltzing Matilda
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    Ray Chen plays Waltzing Matilda live at Hollywood Bowl

    2019-08-15T11:35:00Z

    Ray Chen performs his own variations on Watzing Matilda , which as he says is ‘actually quite a tragic song’. ‘For some reason the tune remains jaunty and happy, which is why I decided I would make an arrangement that better describes the story through music,’ writes Chen: ...

  • Nicola Benedetti at the Proms
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    Nicola Benedetti at NYO Prom

    2019-08-13T15:49:00Z

    To end her Prom with the National Youth Orchestra (for whom she was recently made ambassador), Nicola Benedetti performs the second movement of Wynton Marsalis’s Fiddle Dance Suite: a ballade called As the Wind Goes.   Read: Nicola-Benedetti-to-become-NYO-ambassador

  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason and George Li
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    Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays Mendelssohn Sonata for Cello and Piano

    2019-08-13T11:56:00Z

    This was part of the Verbier Festival 2019 concert in which the cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason and pianist George Li performed works by Beethoven, Debussy, Mendelssohn, and Lutosławski. To watch the full concert click here .

  • Daniel Hope documentary
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    Daniel Hope: a portrait of the violinist

    2019-08-12T15:14:00Z

    This portrait of Daniel Hope from 2017 explores the violinist’s career, the history of his family (who came to London from Berlin via South Africa), and asks what drives him as a musician.

  • Zaide Magic Flute
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    Magic Flute for string quartet

    2019-08-09T14:55:00Z

    The Quatuor Zaïde perform a trancription of the Queen of the Night Aria from Mozart’s The Magic Flute. The group has recently released a recording of the a selection of highlights from the opera, as arranged by an anonymous contemporary of the composer. The video was ...

  • Ivry Gitlis
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    Ivry Gitlis plays La Capricieuse

    2019-08-08T16:18:00Z

    The great Israeli violinist here performs this violin miniature by Edward Elgar on French television in 1962

  • Anne Akiko Meyers at 12
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    Portrait of Anne Akiko Meyers aged 12 in 1983

    2019-08-06T15:58:00Z

    ‘When Anne was born we used to play Beethoven’s Violin Concerto when we fed her so that she would naturally love music,’ says Anne Akiko Meyers’s mother in this profile of the violinist from 1983. Includes footage of the pedagogue Alice Schoenfeld who died in May this year. ...

  • Hilary Hahn
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    Hilary Hahn gives her first live Instagram performance for UNICEF

    2019-08-06T13:04:00Z

    During a strike across Radio France in June, in which her concert with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France was cancelled, Hilary Hahn performed Prokofiev’s 1st Violin Concerto live on Instagram instead, without orchestral accompaniment, raising money for UNICEF.   

  • International Music Institute Heifetz
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    Mendelssohn’s Octet - with 100 unheard bars of music

    2019-08-05T11:30:00Z

    This performance of Mendelssohn’s Octet contains 100 bars of unheard music. The performers are: violinists Nicholas Kitchen, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Ani Kavafian and Hagai Shaham; violists Katharina Kang and Paul Neubauer; and cellists Antonio Lysy and Beiliang Zhu.      

  • Gustavo Dudamel
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    Seagulls divebomb spectators at LA Phil open air gig in Edinburgh

    2019-08-05T11:00:00Z

    During much of Gustavo Dudamel’s orchestra’s performance for the opening of the Edinburgh Festival, which consisted of several iconic film scores by composers from Max Steiner to John Williams, the LA Philharmonic was accompanied by flocks of shrieking seagulls, with some of the birds reportedly dive-bombing spectators.